Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Allen Ginsberg papers, 1943-1991, bulk 1945-1976

Series V: Printed Material, 1956-1991

The Printed Material series is comprised primarily of small literary magazines and newsletters that were either collected by Allen Ginsberg, include his work, or include articles or biographical sketches about him. Included are examples of the Poetry Project Newsletter and issues of Unmuzzled Ox. There are a small number of books owned by or with contributions by Ginsberg, most notable the first edition of Howl and Other Poems published by City Lights in 1954.

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Box 21 Folder 1 Articles, Newsletters, and Miscellany sent to Ginsberg by Fans

Box 21 Folder 2 to 3 Exhibit Announcements, Event Invitations, and Catalogs, (2 Folders)

Box 21 Folder 4 to 5 Publishers' Catalogs, (2 Folders)

Box 21 Folder 6 Literary Magazines Owned by Ginsberg

Box 21 Folder 7 Periodicals and Articles owned by Ginsberg, 1983-1990

(including issues of the Poetry Project Newsletter)

Box 21 Folder 8 Periodicals owned by Ginsberg

(with inscriptions or notes)

Box 21 Folder 9 Naropa Institute Material, 1977-1987

(course catalogs, etc.)

Box 22 Folder 1 to 5 Printed Material and Articles About Ginsberg, 1970-1991, (5 Folders)

Box 23 Folder 1 to 5 Printed Material with Contributions by Ginsberg, 1969-1991, (5 Folders)

Box 24 Folder 1 to 4 Printed Material with Contributions by Ginsberg, 1969-1991, (4 Folders)


Box 25 With Contributions by Ginsberg

Box 25 Howl and Other Poems

(First Edition, City Lights Publishing)

Box 25 Books Presented to Ginsberg, (3 Folders)

Box 26 Folder 1 Miscellaneous Books

Box 26 Folder 2 to 4 Miscellaneous Printed Material, (2 Folders)